Behind nine medalists, five in the finals and two individual champions, the Manhattan High wrestling team won the 24th annual Salina South Invitational on Saturday, finishing ahead of rival Junction City.
At Silver Lake, the Mustangs used a dominant third quarter, outscoring previously unbeaten Silver Lake 32-13, to win running away Friday night, 71-41.
At Rossville, the Riley County Falcons ran out of gas in the fourth quarter, with the Bulldogs blanking the Falcons 10-0 in the final quarter to pull away and win.
At Frankfort, the Eagles pulled out the road win behind strong second and third quarters, leading 25-13 at halftime and 42-25 after three.
At Hanover, the Mustangs bounced back from their first defeat of the season and got the road win over the Wildcats with a strong fourth quarter, turning a four-point deficit after three quarters into a six-point win by outscoring Hanover 23-13 over the final eight minutes.
At Randolph, the Rams hung with Centralia for a quarter, but were outscored 21-10 in the second quarter and 16-6 in the fourth quarter to give Centralia a comfortable road victory.
At Rossville, the Falcons got the road win behind a strong second quarter, outscoring Rossville 15-3 to take a 29-16 lead to halftime.
At Frankfort, the Eagles cruised past the Wildcats, taking a 28-15 lead to halftime and extending their lead in the second half.
At Hanover, the Mustangs took an 18-7 lead after one quarter and held on to win despite being outscored in each of the following quarters.
At Randolph, the Panthers cruised past the Blue Valley Rams Friday night, winning comfortably on the road.
At Silver Lake, the Eagles used an 11-0 run in the first quarter to take a 13-7 lead before outscoring Rock Creek in each of the following quarters to win comfortably at home.
As a reserve guard the last two seasons, Molly Fiser knows she has more to offer the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team than just her accuracy from long range.
In each of the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team’s five wins this season, they’ve had a comfortable lead for most of the fourth quarter en route to double-digit wins.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost its first game of the season, falling to Shawnee Heights at home on Friday night, 53-45.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a 20-3 run in the second quarter to pull away from Shawnee Heights early Friday night, winning 66-43 but playing with a 30-point lead most of the night.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team went on the road Thursday night and lost, 94-80, to Central Christian College in McPherson.
The undefeated Manhattan High boys’ basketball team has been good all season, but its biggest test yet comes Friday at home.
The Manhattan High wrestling team sent its seniors out with a bang on Wednesday, sort of.
TOPEKA — It took her three quarters to get there, but Manhattan High’s Caroline Ballard finally found her jump shot Tuesday night against Washburn Rural.
TOPEKA — For 6-foot-5 junior wing Pierson McAtee, mismatches are starting to become fairly common.
FLUSH — The Riley County girls’ basketball team used a strong third quarter to get some much-needed separation against the Rock Creek Mustangs Tuesday night in a 43-31 road win in a rivalry game.
FLUSH — The Rock Creek Mustangs ran away from the Riley County Falcons, 67-31, in a rivalry game that was blown open in the first half.
On Monday, Jan.
In the latest version of the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association rankings, the Wamego girls’ basketball team continued its run atop the Class 4A D-I poll, coming in at No.
The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team won two games last weekend at the Cookson Hills Classic in Oklahoma.
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